EPPO Global Database

Metcalfa pruinosa(METFPR)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1990
EPPO Reporting Service (1996/040)

In Slovenia, M. pruinosa was recorded for the first time in Ankaran in 1990, near the Italian border (Zezlina & Girolami, 1999).
* Jermini, M.; Bonavia, M.; Brunetti, R.; Mauri, G.; Cavalli, V. (1995) Metcalfa pruinosa Say, Hyphantria cunea (Drury) et Dichelomyia oenophila Haimah., trois curiosités entomologiques ou trois nouveaux problèmes phytosanitaires pour le Tessin et la Suisse ? Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 27 (21), 57-63.

* Milevoj, L. (2004) The occurrence of some pests and diseases on horse chestnut, plane tree and Indian bean tree in urban areas of Slovenia. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica 83(2), 297-300.
------- Found in 2003 in Ljubljana.

* Seljak G (2013) [The dynamics of introduction of alien phytophagous insects and mites into Slovenia]. Acta Entomologica Slovenica 21(2), 85-122 (in Slovenian).

* Zezlina, I. Girolami, V. (1999) Spreading of Metcalfa pruinosa Say in Slovenia and Italy and seasonal dynamics of its developmental stages. Conference Paper 'Slovenskega Posvetovanja o Varstvu Rastlin v Portorozu' (1999-03-03/04), 453-458 (abst.).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, no details view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, widespread view...